Show Posts

This section allows you to view all posts made by this member. Note that you can only see posts made in areas you currently have access to.


Messages - Redhand Santa

Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 92
1
GAA Discussion / Re: Tyrone v Dublin - The beginning of an era
« on: August 18, 2017, 08:21:35 PM »
Gaa nothing without the club importance. Totally disagree. What club are you from that would put county before club.

Who is putting county before club? There will be more than enough tickets for every active club member (I suspect there will be enough for every member). It just doesn't bother me whether someone who paid a cheap club membership only to get access to tickets and hasn't attended or supported a club game or event all year or went to a Tyrone game until now gets a ticket. Why hasn't there been an outcry for any other games about tickets being on general sale?

2
GAA Discussion / Re: Tyrone v Dublin - The beginning of an era
« on: August 18, 2017, 05:18:11 PM »
I don't really get the outrage about the general sale tickets. Tyrone and Dublin have played 4 championship games each this year and 7/8 league games with tickets on general sale and not once has there been s complaint from club members about getting tickets.

Active club members will be more than catered for with the ticket supply. I don't think any club members will miss out but if they do it'll more than likely be people who have hardly set foot in their local club all year.

I'm not sure by paying 40 quid or whatever for club membership that you should automatically get a ticket. The gaa use the general tickets all year to distribute tickets so unfair to take them away to people regularly buying them through this route.

3
GAA Discussion / Re: Tyrone v Dublin - The beginning of an era
« on: August 18, 2017, 08:23:09 AM »
Longford? Louth? Carlow?
What's Tyrone's Croke Park Championship record in this decade?

Not sure but it's our 3rd semi final in 5 years.

I worked it out there. It's 70%. 70%. 7 out of 10. Only defeats were Mayo 2013 2016 and Kerry 2015.

We also lost to Dublin in 2010 and 2011. So that's at least 5 losses. In this decade we have beaten Monaghan in two quarter finals, Armagh in a quarter final, beat Meath in the backdoor, beat Roscommon in the backdoor - possibly twice. That's just quickly of the top of my head, probably forgotten a few games.

We only beat Roscommon once in Croke Park. I did forget our 2015 win over Sligo though. So since 2010 I think we have played 11 championship games in croke park and won 6 of them.

4
GAA Discussion / Re: Tyrone v Dublin - The beginning of an era
« on: August 18, 2017, 08:17:53 AM »
Longford? Louth? Carlow?
What's Tyrone's Croke Park Championship record in this decade?

Not sure but it's our 3rd semi final in 5 years.

I worked it out there. It's 70%. 70%. 7 out of 10. Only defeats were Mayo 2013 2016 and Kerry 2015.

We also lost to Dublin in 2010 and 2011. So that's at least 5 losses. In this decade we have beaten Monaghan in two quarter finals, Armagh in a quarter final, beat Meath in the backdoor, beat Roscommon in the backdoor - possibly twice. That's just quickly of the top of my head, probably forgotten a few games.

5
GAA Discussion / Re: Tyrone v Dublin - The beginning of an era
« on: August 17, 2017, 08:12:23 AM »
The usual nonsense is being put out on here and by Jim Gavin that Tyrone play a different games to the Dubs. They play attacking football whereas Tyrone focus on the defensive side of things. In reality both sides play a very similar brand of football. When not in possession they drop most players behind the ball (Dublin at times may leave an extra forward up than Tyrone) and when they win it back they attack in numbers. Tyrone have put more emphasis this year on getting scores when in possession whilst not compromising there defensive structure.

Another myth that always seems to come out when Tyrone go well is that its all based on the system and the players are inferior. Tyrone have developing a number of players this last few years who have become top footballers. If given the choice I would be  happy not switching Harte Donnelly Cavanagh McCann Sludden Hampsey McNamee for their opposite numbers on the Dublin team.

This is going to be a huge battle next week. I hope it doesn't become too defensive and with teams afraid to commit to the attack. I don't think it'll be overly high scoring but could still be a classic like Tyrone Armagh 2005. I believe we have been building towards this for a number of years and have every chance in the game. Too many counties are currently beaten before they take the field against the Dubs but I don't think we will be one of them. The Dubs are a quality proven outfit so it is going to take a mammoth effort to get over the line but we have as good a chance as anyone of beating them.
Tyrone have done nothing yet. I never saw a county with so much advance publicity. All the believers. Jaysus

What exactly is your issue? Are you not allowed to say your team have a chance unless they have won the all Ireland in recent years?  Many people outside Tyrone wouldn't have given us a chance v Kerry in 2003. No one knows what will happen on Sunday week but I believe we have a good chance. I could be totally wrong of course but I don't believe we are that far away. We performed poorly and lost to a point to Mayo last year but as was proven they weren't too far away themselves. Dublin have struggled with Tyrone's style in multiple league games in recent years including a final.

6
GAA Discussion / Re: Tyrone v Dublin - The beginning of an era
« on: August 16, 2017, 10:42:48 AM »
The usual nonsense is being put out on here and by Jim Gavin that Tyrone play a different games to the Dubs. They play attacking football whereas Tyrone focus on the defensive side of things. In reality both sides play a very similar brand of football. When not in possession they drop most players behind the ball (Dublin at times may leave an extra forward up than Tyrone) and when they win it back they attack in numbers. Tyrone have put more emphasis this year on getting scores when in possession whilst not compromising there defensive structure.

Another myth that always seems to come out when Tyrone go well is that its all based on the system and the players are inferior. Tyrone have developing a number of players this last few years who have become top footballers. If given the choice I would be  happy not switching Harte Donnelly Cavanagh McCann Sludden Hampsey McNamee for their opposite numbers on the Dublin team.

This is going to be a huge battle next week. I hope it doesn't become too defensive and with teams afraid to commit to the attack. I don't think it'll be overly high scoring but could still be a classic like Tyrone Armagh 2005. I believe we have been building towards this for a number of years and have every chance in the game. Too many counties are currently beaten before they take the field against the Dubs but I don't think we will be one of them. The Dubs are a quality proven outfit so it is going to take a mammoth effort to get over the line but we have as good a chance as anyone of beating them.

7
Tyrone / Re: Tyrone County Football and Hurling
« on: August 10, 2017, 12:01:45 AM »
Hopefully another great day ahead for the county at the end of month. We will have a huge support down for the semi final, hopefully plenty get in early to support the u17s.

8
GAA Discussion / Re: Tyrone v Dublin - The end of an era
« on: August 09, 2017, 07:35:23 PM »
There were online queues for tickets for the Armagh game when they first went on sale  as well.

 A guy was tellng me he sat for an hour before he gave up......More fool him

There were loads of tickets available online  on the Thursday and Friday lesding up  to the game and not bad ones either. I ll be picking mine up online on The Friday before the game and i ll not be sitting in any queue!!!

The semi final involving Dublin usually involves higher demand than the quarter finals. I don't think many tickets became available for Kerry game late last year. I'd say there will be another online allocation but it might not last long.

9
Tyrone / Re: Tyrone County Football and Hurling
« on: August 09, 2017, 07:07:19 PM »
Red hand that's why people were hoping players like Kyle coney shay McGuigan Niall McKenna Harry Og Conlon plunkett Kane would be given more time and more chances but hey I guess it's a personal choice and mickey showed more faith in some than others......


Kyle coney and McKenna were in the tyrone panel for 4 or 5 years and got plenty of games. Harte would have watched them week in week out in training. Coney ended his Tyrone career by storming out at half time in the McKenna cup. McKenna unfortunately had too many years disrupted by injury.

10
Tyrone / Re: Tyrone County Football and Hurling
« on: August 09, 2017, 05:33:17 PM »
Cuxton
Mc mahon
Mc Namee
Cooper
Mc carthy
O sullivan
Harte
C cavanagh
Fenton
Sludden
Connolly
Mannion
Rock
O callaghan
Donnelly.

However tyrone as a unit are incredibly hard to score against

Don't know where people are putting in Philly Mcmahon?? If any of use have been watching games this year he has been getting a run around. Jack mccarron roasted him on Sunday if it would not of been for clucko he would have got at least a goal to go along with his points. Overrated big time as a man marker

He is a fair bit better than our man markers to be honest. Mc crory is not good enough and mc carron has lost a yard. Always seemed to be a yard behind clarke on saturday.  Just my opinion mind you. I'm assuming you agree with the rest of the selection or do you only worry about corner backs

Is he ? How do you see he is better than McNamee and McCarron? McCrory doesn't even man mark, do you follow Tyrone ? Thought McNamee and McCarron where as good as ever on sat and I know a lot of people would agree with me on that. Tiernan mccann not in your half back line either and dean rock would be no where near my full forward line, only thing the man does is take frees. Poor from play imo

I thought McCarron was roasted on Saturday. Clarke won every ball in front of him bar one. If Clarke had more help in the forward line it would have stood out more, but hardly any scores came of his ball winning. McCarron has definitley lost a yard and is becoming more of a liability than anything else.

It's not that long since you were saying colm cavanagh was only getting chances on the Tyrone team because he was Sean's brother and Mickey was trying to find a place for Peter harte because he was his nephew. A lot of that talk from the clonoe lads has gone quiet.

Youve been waiting a long time to say that. You feeling better now? God forbid someone would have a different opinion from you or Mickey. When i made those comments Cavanagh was showing no signs of the performances which he is putting in now. When he was an orthodox midfielder he looked completely out of place and probably still would. He is very good in the role in which he is playing now but by fcuk did he get some chances. Peter Harte has developed into one of the best and most consistant footballers in Ireland and fair play to him. Any other issues with Clonoe in general or is it just our outlook on the county team that irks you?

The only problem I ever had with clonoe posters on here was they were very quick to write off non clonoe players whilst suggesting clonoe players as the alternative. Mickey harte was proven right with his faith in those players who did show signs throughout that they were capable of becoming good players.

 I also have no problem with people having opinions on players but hate the nonsense talk like saying colm was only picked to keep Sean happy or Peter was only there because of his uncle. Comments like that were hugely unfair.

I do think sometimes we are too quick to write players off who aren't performing well. It can take players years to settle in as established county players and many are written of or give up too early.

11
Tyrone / Re: Tyrone County Football and Hurling
« on: August 09, 2017, 10:06:39 AM »
Cuxton
Mc mahon
Mc Namee
Cooper
Mc carthy
O sullivan
Harte
C cavanagh
Fenton
Sludden
Connolly
Mannion
Rock
O callaghan
Donnelly.

However tyrone as a unit are incredibly hard to score against

Don't know where people are putting in Philly Mcmahon?? If any of use have been watching games this year he has been getting a run around. Jack mccarron roasted him on Sunday if it would not of been for clucko he would have got at least a goal to go along with his points. Overrated big time as a man marker

He is a fair bit better than our man markers to be honest. Mc crory is not good enough and mc carron has lost a yard. Always seemed to be a yard behind clarke on saturday.  Just my opinion mind you. I'm assuming you agree with the rest of the selection or do you only worry about corner backs

Is he ? How do you see he is better than McNamee and McCarron? McCrory doesn't even man mark, do you follow Tyrone ? Thought McNamee and McCarron where as good as ever on sat and I know a lot of people would agree with me on that. Tiernan mccann not in your half back line either and dean rock would be no where near my full forward line, only thing the man does is take frees. Poor from play imo

I thought McCarron was roasted on Saturday. Clarke won every ball in front of him bar one. If Clarke had more help in the forward line it would have stood out more, but hardly any scores came of his ball winning. McCarron has definitley lost a yard and is becoming more of a liability than anything else.

It's not that long since you were saying colm cavanagh was only getting chances on the Tyrone team because he was Sean's brother and Mickey was trying to find a place for Peter harte because he was his nephew. A lot of that talk from the clonoe lads has gone quiet.

12
GAA Discussion / Re: Croke Park - Bags and Shít
« on: July 31, 2017, 07:47:56 PM »
The powers that be can do as they please and if they say no bags then we must obey however don't dress it up with health and safety bullshit.

It's all about getting more money in the coffers

How does it get more money in? They haven't banned bags just big ones. How much room do you need to carry a few sandwiches or snacks? If it's for a group just spread it over three or four bags and carry one each.

So why hasn't it been implemented at all grounds?

Usually attacks are at high profile places. As croke park is the national stadium and is situated in the capital it is probably seen by security as more at risk. You didn't answer how it generates more money by only allowing smaller bags? I could easily carry a drink, crisps, chocolate and sandwiches for myself in a plastic bag/small bag if I wanted to.

13
GAA Discussion / Re: Croke Park - Bags and Shít
« on: July 31, 2017, 07:21:42 PM »
The powers that be can do as they please and if they say no bags then we must obey however don't dress it up with health and safety bullshit.

It's all about getting more money in the coffers

How does it get more money in? They haven't banned bags just big ones. How much room do you need to carry a few sandwiches or snacks? If it's for a group just spread it over three or four bags and carry one each.

14
The favourite tag doesn't always sit well with counties but Tyrone should have huge motivation for Saturday. They'll be out to avenge a poor quarter final record as Ulster champs and in particular last years loss to Mayo. Also that loss to Armagh in 2014 when similar big favourites was a big blow to the county and lead to a lot of re building and the introduction of Peter Donnelly, Tyrone will want to avenge that defeat. Finally the Derby factor which can never be underestimated.

Hopefully we bring our shooting boots to croke park this time round. I believe if we play to our ability we'll win the game and expose a number of Armagh weaknesses. An off day with poor shooting and things could be very close though.

15
The Armagh fans seem to be struggling as to what angle they want to take on this game. On the one hand they want to play up to the fact that Tyrone are big favourites one of the best teams in country and they're only a wee division 3 outfit with no chance. On the other they can't help but think Tyrone are over rated and haven't been tested and that Armagh are much better than the league suggested with a better set of forwards than Tyrone and huge momentum behind them. They're saying the former whilst struggling to hide the latter.


Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 92